Mercedes

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish Mercedes. The car was named for Mercedes Jellinek, the daughter of Austrian businessman Emil Jellinek who ordered 36 cars from Gottlieb Daimler.

Proper noun[edit]

Mercedes ‎(plural Mercedes)

  1. A female given name occasionally borrowed from Spanish.

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

Mercedes ‎(plural Mercedes)

  1. Short form of Mercedes-Benz. A car manufactured by Mercedes-Benz.

Synonyms[edit]

(Mercedes Benz):

Derived terms[edit]

  • Merc (abbreviation)

Translations[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mercedes ‎(mercies), shortened from María (de las) Mercedes, a Roman Catholic epithet of the Virgin Mary as "Our Lady of Mercy".

Proper noun[edit]

Mercedes f

  1. A female given name.